Requires Photography

Cope

Spanish or Italian
19th century (?)


Object Place: Spain or Italy

Dimensions

165 x 306 cm (64 15/16 x 120 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.738

Medium or Technique

Embroidered wool

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cope with hood. Large front sections on either side of the hood with stylized arabesque vines in metallic yarns and lush naturalistic blossoms and leaves in polychrome silk chenille yarns on a white ribbed silk ground. Hood and body of cope; unpatterened green wool (?) cut velvet. Galloon borders; metallic “IB/VR” appear in the corners of the front sections. Slightly worn.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection